Category: North West

Farm Getaways around Gauteng

by Nanje Lourens on 13 September 2018

Whether you’re parents with children looking to spend some quality time together as a family, a couple in need of a tranquil escape from the city, or a group of friends wanting to get away for the weekend, a farm getaway is just what you need! Just imagine waking up to nothing but the sound … Continue reading “Farm Getaways around Gauteng”

20 Breathtaking Views in South Africa

by Danielle Terblanche on 10 August 2017

Travellers come from far and wide to take in some of South Africa’s most amazing views. We are very spoiled with spectacular natural wonders in our country and they make for great photo opportunities. TravelGround gathered 20 of the most breathtaking views in South Africa with accommodation nearby ─ just grab your camera equipment, fill … Continue reading “20 Breathtaking Views in South Africa”

10 Tranquil Tented Camps in South Africa

by Daleen Venter on 22 June 2017

Are you looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Are you keen to get a little closer to Mother Nature? Consider heading to a tented camp for some peace and quiet. Imagine gazing upon the Milky Way while sipping on a nightcap before retreating to your tented suite and drifting off to … Continue reading “10 Tranquil Tented Camps in South Africa”

The Why and Where of Private Game Reserve Getaways

by Nanje Lourens on 8 June 2017

It’s June, which means winter is officially upon us. I don’t know whether it’s the chilly weather or the drive to work in the dark, but this time of year I tend to long for the holidays of my childhood where we would wake up extra early to be the first ones out of the … Continue reading “The Why and Where of Private Game Reserve Getaways”

5 Water-Saving Travel Tips!

by Mika Stanvliet on 2 February 2017

It should come as absolutely no surprise that South Africa is lacking some water (gigantic understatement). Our dam levels are well below 40% across the board, and dropping fast. Water restrictions have been put in place in all the major metropolitan areas and everyone everywhere is whispering about the neighbour hosing down his Audi every … Continue reading “5 Water-Saving Travel Tips!”

10 ways to keep the kids happy on a roadtrip

by Mika Stanvliet on 17 November 2016

Everyone looks forward to the December school holidays. Kids can’t wait to be done with school and parents swop the desk for the beach or a game park. However, there is one thing parents don’t miss about the holiday ─ the tedious trek with the worst back-seat drivers in the world ─ small humans strapped … Continue reading “10 ways to keep the kids happy on a roadtrip”

Family-friendly hikes

by Mika Stanvliet on 15 September 2016

It seems like only yesterday you sent the kids back to school. Now the end of term is on the horison and you’re already trying to think of ways to keep the youngsters busy. Luckily, warmer weather has graced South Africa with its return and as the sun rises earlier with each passing day, there … Continue reading “Family-friendly hikes”

5 Sensational Stays for National Women’s Day

by Roseanna McBain on 6 August 2015

National Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the strength and fortitude of the special ladies in our lives. Why not make a long weekend of it? In that vein we’ve rounded up some of the best long-weekend stays – with options for pampering and family fun thrown in for good measure.   Romance & Pampering … Continue reading “5 Sensational Stays for National Women’s Day”